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1845 Ewing Map of the West Indies

West Indies. - Main View

1845 Ewing Map of the West Indies



West Indies.
  1845 (undated)     8 x 9.5 in (20.32 x 24.13 cm)     1 : 15700000


This is a lovely example of Thomas Ewing's 1845 map of West Indies. Centered on Haiti or Santo Domingo, it covers the Caribbean from Florida to the Bay of Panama and from Yucatan to the Lesser Antilles and Barbados. It includes the Bahamans, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and San Domingo (Hispaniola), Porto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Leeward and Windward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago. It also shows Guatemala and the Isthmus of Panama. Various towns, cities, rivers, mountains, islands and several other topographical details are noted with relief shown by hachure. Undersea features including the Great Bank of Bahama are also noted. This map was published in 1845 by Oliver and Boyd as part of Ewing's New General Atlas.


Oliver and Boyd, Ewing's New General Atlas: containing Distinct Maps of all the Principal States and Kingdoms throughout the World, (Edinburgh) 1845.    


Very good. Minor foxing at places. Blank on verso.